Oilseeds production

Jatropha Curcas
& castor seeds

Sustainable Activity

Oilseeds production inserts itself in a full supply chain management of agricultural production dedicated to green energy and green chemistry industries.

Loys de Tarragon, Production manager

Sica Atlantique is active in Madagascar through a JV running a subsidiary farm. Beside the oilseeds productions VALAVELONA develops a societal responsibility program that offers to local farmers the possibility to grow food crops for the local market and their own consumption.
This farm is considered as teaching farm to introduce mechanical crop management to the Malagasy farmers
The aim is to continue this program to reach 1000 ha of production.

0ha
dedicated to production
0
trees planted
0
farmers

Modernized the crop management

Our job

+  OILSEEDS PRODUCTION FOR NON-FOOD USAGE JATROPHA CURCAS

+  CASTOR SEEDS PRODUCTION: SELECTION OF THE BEST VARIETIES AND CROP MANAGEMENT FITTED TO THE LOCAL SOIL AND CLIMATE

Our clients

AGREEMENT WITH A CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
LOCAL MARKET FOR FOOD AND FEED
INDIAN OCEAN MARKET FOR ENERGY

Management of success key factors

Our strength

+ Mechanical equipment for a modern agriculture
+ Dedicated team managed by a Malagasy agronomist
+ Full knowledge of the technical and social environment

The first transformation step from seeds to oil is considered to add value locally.